Underage Marriages On the Rise in Kenya
In Kenya there are communities which have child marriages as part of their customs, oblivious of the fact that it is a violation of the children's rights.
Child marriage in Kenya.
Human Rights Watch, 10 October 2012
As the world celebrates the first International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, 2012, eliminating child marriages should be a key political priority for governments to protect ... read more »
The Star, 21 September 2012
Mbeere South district children's office has expressed concern at the high number of early marriages by miraa traders. Children's officer Grace Nyawira said girls aged between 14-17 ... read more »
The Star, 14 March 2012
THIRTY school girls have been married off in Kuria West, dealing a blow to a non-governmental organisation in the district that has been supporting them. read more »
Kenya: The Child Brides of Butula
Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 2 March 2012
In Batula, a rural community in western Kenya, a local NGO deals with 12 child marriage cases a week. Some of these cases involve young girls who are inherited and forced to marry ... read more »